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Chicken tacos with roasted sweet potato & guacamole
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3 medium sweet potatoes (about 400g), scrubbed clean and cut into thin wedges
2 tbsp olive oil
½ tsp sweet smoked paprika
½ tsp mild chilli powder
4 Waitrose British Chicken Breast Fillets
1 lime, zest and juice
2 garlic cloves, crushed
8-10 dashes Tabasco
1 large avocado, stone removed
Handful coriander, leaves roughly chopped
8 corn tortillas
Natural yogurt and sliced red chilli, to serve
1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C, gas mark 6. Toss the potato wedges in a tray with 1 tbsp oil, the paprika and chilli powder, then season and roast for 30 minutes until tender. Meanwhile, line a large chopping board with cling film, spread out the chicken breasts on top and cover with another sheet of cling film. Bash with a rolling pin until 1cm thick all over.
2. Put the flattened chicken in a medium resealable food bag with the remaining 1 tbsp oil, the lime zest, garlic and Tabasco. Season and massage through the bag to coat the chicken evenly; set aside for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, roughly mash the avocado and lime juice together; season and stir through the coriander.
3. Heat a large griddle or frying pan over a high heat. Cook the chicken for 4 minutes on each side, until cooked through, then set aside. Heat the tortillas, then serve with the wedges, guacamole and sliced chicken, plus natural yogurt and a scattering of sliced red chilli.
Flattening chicken breasts like this is a great way to ensure that they cook evenly when frying.
This recipe appeared within the February 2018 recipe card collection.
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Typical values per serving:
Per serving 2658kJ
This recipe was first published in February 2018.